Voting: who can vote & what is the procedure?
This year, students can vote for the University Council and the Faculty Councils. The elections are held electronically. Everyone who is entitled to vote will receive an e-mail at his or her Tilburg University e-mail address with a link to the voting application. Students can vote from Tuesday April 11, 2023 (09:00 hours) up to and including April 13, 2023 (16:00 hours).
Are you entitled to vote?
An electoral roll is determined for every election. Everyone who is entitled to vote is listed on the Electoral roll. The Electoral roll is set to a specific date. For the upcoming elections (April 2023) the electoral roll is set for February 1, 2023.
The following categories are excluded from participating in the elections (right to vote and stand for election):
- Premaster and premaster students
- Subsidiary students
- Contract students
- Exchange students
- Students enrolled for a post-initial training or post academic course or trajectory
- Honours students
As for joint programmes and double degrees the place of registration is decisive.
This clarification will be added to the electoral report.
You may inspect the roll to see if your name is featured. You can consult the roll by sending a message to email@example.com. If you were registered as a student on February 1, 2023 you will be eligible to vote. If you are entitled to vote, you may also put your name forward as a candidate for the participatory councils for which you have a right to vote. In this year's elections, the students will be elected for the University Council and the Faculty Councils.
What to vote for?
- University Council
- Faculty Councils
More information will be published online as soon as possible. All qualified students receive an e-mail with a link to the voting application.
What is the voting procedure?
The elections are held electronically. When the elections actually start, everyone who is entitled to vote will receive an e-mail at his or her Tilburg University e-mail address. You can read this message outside Tilburg University via webmail.
The e-mail will contain a link to the voting application. You log in with your user name and password; then you can cast your vote. You may only cast 1 vote per Council. Once you have cast your vote, you cannot change it in any way.